Monday, January 16, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 22-17. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0 as they are averaging 102.6 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 18-22. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.2 points per game and surrendering 108.1, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kristaps Porzingis averages 19.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Carmelo Anthony averages 22.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Atlanta averages 102.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 15.5 per game. The Hawks allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
New York averages 105.2 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 54 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 19th with 14.2 per game. The Knicks allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Knicks force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.9 and a defensive rating of 104.9. In terms of pace they average 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 107.6 and they have a defensive rating of 110.6. They get 97 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 20-19-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 14-24-1 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 23-17-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 20-20-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
New York Knicks Injuries
01/14/17 F Kristaps Porzingis Achilles expected to miss Sunday vs. Toronto
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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